Sound Bars

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  1. admin

    Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar

    Bose's stylish soundbar has never been this cheap before. Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar : Read more
  2. hari1987

    Solved! Need speaker suggestion

    Could you please suggest some good speakers, 2.1 or book shelf speakers to replace my old Harman Kardon Soundsticks III. I'll mainly for gaming, movies and songs. It is a small room and my budget is upto INR 15K.
  3. R

    Solved! Sound bar specs

    I do not understand the difference in two Same Brand sound bars, that differ in the number of drivers? and Have the same Watt out-put ... is there One Better over the other Here?? I am posting Both here ... Can someone breakdown their specs for me and explain why One would be Better Than the...
  4. I

    Solved! Help Connecting Speakers!!

    Hello, I was thinking about purchasing two of the Kali Audio LP-6 Studio Speakers, and I was wondering how I would go about connecting it to an iPhone/Computer with a 3.5mm jack. I was thinking I could just get 2 XLR to 3.5mm cables run those from both speakers and then a Dual-Female 3.5mm to...
  5. R

    Optical plug in and HDMI

    Hello. I have samsung tv 55" UHD 4K Smart and bose sound bar 700. I connected to tv, but still no sound. How to fix this problem? No sound on HDMI and optical cable.
  6. G

    Best Sonos Deals in 2019

    Give your home theater a massive sound upgrade with one of these discounted Sonos speakers. Best Sonos Deals in 2019 : Read more
  7. C

    Solved! Help! How to fix the delay between my yamaha soundbar and my amp with speakers???

    Hello all! So I have recently purchased a Yamaha soundbar which is connected to my TV via the optical port.. it I also have and amp and speakers plugged into the headphone jack on the Tv.. was using the speakers and amp for ages instead of the TV speakers. And trying to get the 2 devices to...
  8. C

    Solved! Home audio sound bar w/ fire tv stick suggestions?

    Hi all, I am looking for suggestions, my current setup is a projector on a thick wooden coffee table. I use an amazon fire tv stick. I am thinking about installing (screwing?) a sound bar under that table so it's "invisible " and maybe a bass system in/behind the sofa. It needs to be Bluetooth...
  9. G

    Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now

    Sonos' premium gear is on sale for a limited time. Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now : Read more
  10. T

    Add multiple soundsystems on 1 TV?

    I have a Sony tv 55XE9005 A-MSH ( with the Sony HTCT-390 soundbar with wireless subwoofer connected to it. This is all installed under my tv and I want to make it surround sound and add 2 speakers to it. Does somebody...
  11. T

    Who processes the sound when SmartTV app is connected to a soundbar via HDMI-ARC?

    I use my TV's built-in apps to watch Amazon videos, Netflix, Spotify, etc. If I connect a soundbar to it over HDMI-ARC and the soundbar supports DTS Virtual X but the TV doesn't, will I still get the full benefit of DTS Virtual X? I'm curious to understand how the sound processing works in...
  12. L

    How to connect surround sound to LG 42CS560 with no audio output

    I have a LG 42CS560 from the year 2011. The connections available are: 2 HDMI In Inputs, AV Component In, and an antenna jack. There is no headphone jack or optical hdmi port. What type of surround sound would work with this TV? Would the basic HDMI IN port work with a system? I don't have a...
  13. K

    Solved! Sonos Soundbar + Westinghouse TV - No ARC/Optical Audio Options

    We just received a Sonos Soundbar for the holidays and have a Westinghouse 48" (model- DWM48F1Y1). It's not more than about 3/3.5 years old, but does not seem to have any optical cable (ARC) inputs and it does not seem like the HDMI as an ARC is an option either. We do have headphone out...
  14. C

    Subwoofer to C/Sub in motherboard not working

    I have an Infinity "Entra Sub subwoofer" to connect to my PC for some bass. I already have two speaker which is plugged into my Line Out port and my "Infinity Entra Sub" plugged into my C/Sub port with a 2 male RCA to 1 3.5mm audio adapter. I'd tried a few things. I went to Device Manager and...
  15. D

    Solved! TV soundbar with Bluetooth output

    I want a soundbar that will output to Bluetooth headphones. I can't seem to find soundbars advertising this as a feature. And I can't seem to get a definitive answer from the soundbar specs. What should I be looking for? Does anyone know of a soundbar that has this feature?
  16. D

    Solved! Want sound to come from AVR to Soundbar (Onkyo AVR S920W, Bose 700, LG OLED55B8PUA, Apple TV 4k)

    With this set of equipment (Onkyo AVR S920W, Bose 700, LG OLED55B8PUA, Apple TV 4k), I have all the output devices (AppleTV, XBox) feeding into the AVR via HDMI cables. From the AVR I have an HDMI cable from the ARC "Monitor1" port to the TV's "HDMI 2" port that claims to be ARC as well. I've...
  17. Y

    Connecting soundbar to pc

    I have a LG SH2 soundbar could i connect it to my pc tower with a bluetooth dongle? neither my monitor or pc has a toslink
  18. M

    JBL Headphones and Sony Sound Bar Simultaneous Playback

    Hello, Here's my issue: I have a Samsung TV that has a Sony sound-bar/sub connected to it via optical cable. I have three source devices.. cable box, Apple TV, and Xbox connected to TV via HDMI. I would like to set up my JBL Duet BT headphones to play simultaneously with my sound-bar. (I...
  19. J

    Solved! How can I play sound at the same both from my laptop and my extended monitor I connected with HDMI cable?

    Hi, I've connected my Asus monitor Model:VG245H to my Samsung notebook laptop using an HDMI cable to use the monitor as an extended screen. I'm currently watching a movie on my laptop and a Youtube video is playing on the monitor where my little brother is watching. There's a sound on my laptop...
  20. K

    Soundbar only sometimes passes bass to the sub

    I have a 55 inch Philips tv and a Monoprice soundbar with wireless subwoofer. I've been having an issue where sometimes the bass doesn't get passed from the soundbar to the subwoofer. If I am using the Chromecast (not built-in to the tv) to steam Netflix or Youtube, it passes the bass to the...
  21. S

    Solved! Stereo Receiver with Broadcast TV Coax Input

    Im looking into 4k TV's that have been stripped of the Analog Coax Input Becoming frustrated at the idea of ANOTHER remote and ANOTHER box to plug in... Is there such thing as a Stereo Receiver (sony, yamaha, denon, etc.) with an analog coax in so i can send out HDMI from the stereo and have...
  22. G

    Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 Review: Impressive Sound, Future-Proof

    The Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 offers good sound and plenty of features, but you'll get the most out of it if you invest in additional MusicCast speakers to expand to a 5.1 system. Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 Review: Impressive Sound, Future-Proof : Read more
  23. M

    Solved! Soundbar Volume Display

    Are there any reasonably priced/quality soundbars ($300 or less) that show you the volume on the soundbar itself (e.g. multiple lights corresponding to how loud it is, a digital display).
  24. C

    Solved! Connecting old sony sound system to new tv with Android tv box

    Hello, i have an old sony stereo sound system with a 2rca port and i want to connect it to my new Samsung tv that has only optical and hdmi ports. I also want to buy an android tv box in the future and i have seen thay many dont have an optical port but they do have av. I would probably need to...
  25. S

    Solved! How do I output audio from my LG 43LF540V to Samsung HW-K450 soundbar directly?

    Hi My tv does not have any outputs, other than SCART and PCMCI (not sure if this can output).The manual says TV Out : Outputs Analogue TV or Digital TV signals. Would I need an active converter to HDMI? Also, are there hdmi "switches" of some sort? I already use the single HDMI inout of the...
  26. B

    Solved! sound bar connected but not getting the bass i should be

    I have a Vizio smart TV, it has one HDMI input. I recently just purchased a Samsung 5.1 soundbar that comes with a Sub woofer and two rear speakers. I have everything hooked up. The soundbar is hooked up using an optical cable to the cable box. nothing is hooked up directly to the TV...
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    Killer Deal: Save $50 on Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar

    Bose's Bluetooth soundbar is on sale for a limited time. Killer Deal: Save $50 on Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar : Read more
  28. F

    Solved! HDMI ARC Doesn't Work On Soundbar With PS4 Plugged To The TV

    I have a Yamaha Yas-207 Soundbar plugged into my Samsung TV via HDMI ARC. Everything works fine when I have only the cable box and the soundbar plugged with HDMI cables into my TV. However, when I plug my Playstation 4 to the TV with an HDMI cable, the HDMI ARC stops working with my soundbar. I...
  29. J

    Solved! Surround sound from HDMI audio extractor

    The only audio output my projector ViewSonic PJD7828HDL 3200 Lumens 1080p HDMI Home Theater Projector has natively is 3.5mm headphone. I plan to input a firetv stick into an HDMI audio extractor ESYNIC 1080P HDMI Audio...
  30. A

    Connecting my soundbar to my PC

    I want to connect my sony ht-sf150 soundbar to my PC.The only options the soundbar offers me are HDMI ARC and an optical cable.My problem is that my PC does not have a hdmi input slot.I do not know if my motherboard has an optical ouput(gigabyte h87-hd3).Also would it work if i connected the...
  31. G

    Best Soundbar Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

    From Bose to Sonos, we've got the best soundbar deals of the moment. Best Soundbar Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals : Read more
  32. M

    How to make soundbar work with PS4 slim

    I have PS4 Slim and im thinking of buying soundbar. The problem is that PS4 slim or my tv doenst have optical audio port. My tv doenst have ARC either. So can i connect my PS4 to soundbar with hdmi and then attach another hdmi cable from soundbar to tv?
  33. L

    Solved! TV / receiver / soundbar - where does switching & decoding happen?

    In my home theater sys, I have a fancy receiver. All signals go to it, and it does all the switching and decoding, sending video-only to the projector. I understand it. Now, I'm looking to replace my 20-year-old bedroom system. I haven't paid attention to TV in a long time, and with all the...
  34. G

    Is the Samsung HW-MS550 Worth Buying?

    The Samsung HW-MS550 is a compelling, affordable soundbar option that offers plenty of inputs and support for multiroom sound. Is the Samsung HW-MS550 Worth Buying? : Read more
  35. H

    Solved! CD player to Bluetooth speakers or Soundbar?

    Hi.. I have Bluetooth speakers that I use with my Sony turntable and then I have Bose soundbar I use with my tv, but I do not have any receiver or amps or anything like that. I want to add a CD player and know I can download them and they are obsolete pretty much, but I still like having the...
  36. T

    SAMSUNG HW-K450 vs LG SJ4

    I'm planning on buying one of these for a gift for one of my family members. Both these sound bars are the same price in my country. From the product page they seem to have similar specs. 300w, wireless subwoofer, bluetooth. Is there anything i should be concerned about with either. Any...
  37. B

    Solved! Turntable to Sound Bar

    I am looking to replace my amp and bookshelf speakers with a sound bar to use with my TV and turntable. Problem is, the soundbar that I am looking to get only has 1 hdmi input, nothing else (Sonos Beam). I've got a Audio Technica LP120USB turntable (with a pre amp so thats no issue). I know i'll...
  38. P

    Should I get Dolby Atmos if I don’t have many 4k movies?

    I am in the market for a sound bar right now and have seen the Dolby Atmos sound bars but I don’t have very much stuff that comes in Dolby the speaker quality still way better with Dolby Atmos and still play overhead sounds if it isn’t in Dolby Atmos or should I look at getting a well...
  39. R

    Can I use my older wired speakers I new sound bars.

    I had old Phillips power house with 2 detachable wired speakers. I want to use the. In a sound bar.Can they be utilised
  40. B

    Solved! I am looking to use a soundbar with my new projector, and wanting to put the firestick into the soundbar - advice/will it work

    Hello all, I recently purchased a YAS 107 Soundbar by Yamaha, and a BenQ HT2050A Projector (links for both at the bottom) The plan is to put the soundbar over the projector screen, put the firestick in the HDMI IN on the soundbar, and then run an HDMI cable from the OUT/ARC on the Soundbar to...
  41. Graybush

    The Movie Lover Gift Guide 2018

    Have a film fanatic in your life? This gift guide is full of unique gifts that any film snob will drool over. When movie lovers aren't at the cinema, they're at home, so why not trick out their home theater setup with the best of the best in movie-watching gadgetry? Samsung HW-MS650 Soundbar -...
  42. M

    Solved! Hifi Vs Soundbar for Music

    Which set up is considered better in terms of music quality (mostly through CDs playback); a soundbar (around 250$) along with Sony's UBPX700 4k player or a mini hifi system, like PANASONIC SC-UX100E-K or LG CM2760?
  43. R

    Solved! My lg remote for the sound bar is not functioning properly, it acts like it doesn't work, but it allows you to change any 1

    LG sound bar control problem........please advise
  44. R

    How to pass through video from soundbar to projector without ARC

    I will have this setup, all connected via HDMI (Amazon Basics): laptop - LG SK10Y soundbar - Dell 1610HD projector I'm trying to have the sound output via the soundbar, and the video signal passed through on to the projector. The projector only has one HDMI input (non- ARC), but in theory that...
  45. P

    No sound bar sound using Netflix

    When playing a Netflix selection, the sound bar will not function unless I change from English 5.1 to English in the Netflix Audio Selection icon. The bar does function for the Netflix preview screen and all other apps such as Amazon Prime without making such a change - when the app first comes...
  46. D

    Audio Amplifier Board DIY

    I have 2 pairs of speaker (2*5W with 8ohm) (2*7W with 8ohm) and i want to make soundbar with all this speaker but i don't know which audio amplifier board is batter for this. so suggest me a compatible amplifier board for my DIY project.
  47. L

    Which Speaker to replace?

    Hi fellows, Recently my receiver/amp spoiled as it won't turn on. I have the Sony Cmt Dx400 micro Hifi comes with tweeter and woofer. Left with few options 1. Creative Sound Blaster Kratos S5 gaming speaker 2. Logitech Z623/625 3. Sony HT-S100f soundbar 4. Sony XB20/30 (will be plugging in 24/7...
  48. G

    Samsung HW-N850 Review: A $1,100 Beast of a Soundbar

    The Samsung HW-N850 is a big soundbar that produces big sound and comes packed with the latest features, including Dolby Atmos. Samsung HW-N850 Review: A $1,100 Beast of a Soundbar : Read more
  49. R

    How to Use the Roku Remote to Control Your Sound Bars

    Connecting your sound bar to Roku will give you an unprecedented level of audio quality. The Roku remote can be used to control these sound bars, as well as the basic functions of your TV. Setting up your sound bars with your Roku TV is not difficult. You can follow these steps to guide you...
  50. N

    I have 2 different sound bars I want to connect to a LG tv

    I have a newer LG tv and a insignia mini 2.0 sound bar and 36 inch strong bass Meidong sound bar, both can be Bluetooth. I want to use them both is that possible?
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    Vizio SB36512-F6 Review: A Great, Affordable Dolby Atmos Soundbar

    The Vizio SB36512-F6 brings true surround sound into your living room at an affordable price, has a ton of features and settings, and can handle the height of Dolby Atmos encoding. Vizio SB36512-F6 Review: A Great, Affordable Dolby Atmos Soundbar : Read more
  52. ievi

    sound bar making static sound on left speaker when watching movies

    The sound bar seems to work with no issue with my computer, but when i play blu rays at specific sections of the movie the noise gets really crackly and distorted at 15 volume. I have tried different ways to connect the devices but seem to still be having the issue. The thing is the cracking...
  53. G

    Polk Command Bar Review: An Affordable Alexa Soundbar

    The Polk Command Bar, with Alexa voice control, delivers resonant dialog and good overall sound, though Alexa can be finicky. Polk Command Bar Review: An Affordable Alexa Soundbar : Read more
  54. V

    laptop + external monitor + sound bar?

    I want to use these three components together: laptop with HDMI output, Yamaha YAS-107 sound bar with HDMI in/out, external monitor with HDMI input. I'd like to connect my laptop to the sound bar with an HDMI cable, then connect the sound bar to an external PC monitor with another HDMI cable...
  55. W

    Toshiba 40FT2U Soundbar Suggestions

    So I recently bought a TaoTronics soundbar and after some research it seems like this model just isn't compatible with my TV as the TV doesn't have an Optical port and the AV cables provided with the sound bar won't work as the TV doesn't have any typical Audio Out ports. The TV does have a...
  56. L

    Play through 2 soundbars

    Looking for some advice! I already have a soundbar on my tv in the living room, if I was to buy another one exactly the same make and model and connected it to tv in the kitchen, obviously just using each one for each tv, but if I played my Alexa through them, would it play through both sound bars!
  57. G

    Yamaha YAS-108 Review: An Excellent $200 Soundbar

    Yamaha's YAS-108 soundbar delivers plenty of features and overall very good overall sound, all for $200. Yamaha YAS-108 Review: An Excellent $200 Soundbar : Read more
  58. R

    Which high-end real headphone, amp/dac or soundcard should i get?

    Hello, So I recently got myself inside audio industry. I mean, I saw on youtube that real high-end headphones(such as Sennheiser, bose, sony, beats and etc) are way superior to any headsets(such as Logitech G933, Corsair Void Pro Wireless and other virtual 7.1 high-end headsets which I...
  59. H

    Soundbar ARC using TV as main video source

    I have a new mancavebarn outbuilding served via wifi from house. I have a surround sound system and receiver, just installed a TV and soundbar. I planned to use the TV as the main source of video, and it works using ARC with the receiver, but there is no way to ARC to the soundbar and I am using...
  60. AfkToilet

    Need a good sound system for my gaming porjector room!

    Hi, so recently I invested in a Benq HT2150ST projector that is connected directly into my PC. I have a 3.5mm extension cable running to my bed so I can use my headphones while playing games etc, however I currently have no solution to when I'd like to watch a movie with my brother/friends...